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New Castle Court House Museum reopens after installation of a fire sprinkler system

Historic building reopened after being closed since Dec. 31, 2021 for the installation of a fire sprinkler system.




John Dickinson Plantation honored with Award of Excellence

Museum honored for its project “Search, Discovery, and Interpretation of the African Burial Ground at the John Dickinson Plantation.”




FREE New Castle History Camp, July 25–29, 2022

Children ages 10 to 13 are invited to explore the storied past of one of America’s most historic towns in this free history camp.




Division-sponsored programs in July 2022

Independence Day activities, tours and a program on the DeBraak shipwreck to be featured.




‘The Wooden World Revealed’ at Zwaanendael Museum on May 21, 2022

Day-long series of activities explores the 1798 sinking of HMS DeBraak.




Division-sponsored programs in June 2022

Tours, lectures and Separation Day activities to be featured.




Celebrate A Day in Old New Castle this May

Old New Castle comes alive May 21 with tours of historical estates, colonial craftsmen, historical reenactments and tours of tall ships.




Division-sponsored programs in May 2022

Day-long events and festivals among activities offered.




New Castle History Camp

Travel through history with us this summer at the FREE New Castle History Summer Camp! Discover how Native Americans used the land, explore colonial kitchen gardens, and weigh in as a juror on the momentous Thomas Garrett Trial. At the end of each day you’ll test your skills as a historian by researching, and designing a creative […]




Division announces summer hours

Museums and historic sites will be expanding their days of operation until next winter. Admission is free at all sites.